Traditional Dance Academy “Lygkistes”, Glyfada


The Organization began its cultural work in Glyfada, Athens in 1991, with the goal of studying and researching traditional dance, song, music, costumes and the customs from all regions of Greece.

In 2014, the Association inaugurated their new space in Glyfada once again, creating their cultural framework with the following groups: Traditional Dance, Traditional Song, Musical Instruments, Theatre, Exercise and Modern Dance counting over 200 members.

Through the organization of seminars, the participation of its dance groups in international dance competitions, and with a vast presence and attendance at festivals across Greece and abroad, the Association focuses on the preservation and propagation of the Hellenic cultural heritage and tries to highlight the role of tradition in modern day society.